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October 21, 1735 Sailing from Inverness on the Prince of Wales, Scots under the command of Hugh MacKaye head for Georgia
October 21, 1739 Oglethorpe's deputy, Thomas Eyre, meets with the Cherokee at Toogolo (Tugaloo), asking for help defeating Spanish Florida. Decimated by a recent smallpox epidemic, the Cherokee offer minimal help.
October 21, 1891 Atlanta's Henry W. Grady monument is dedicated. A ten-foot bronze statue rests upon a pedestal of Georgia granite
  Henry Woodfin Grady
October 21, 1895 On "Negro Day" at the Atlanta Exposition, Professor John Wesley Edward Bowen expounds on the achievements of African Americans, including a plea for education and a vision of a "new Negro" who has the desire and potential to aid further in building the nation.
October 21, 1977 Florence Scheible, almost 90 years old is found murdered and assualted
  Wynnton Stocking Strangler
October 21, 1979 9-year Yusef Bell disappears. His body will be found on November 8
  Atlanta Child Murders
October 21, 2001 The Arizona Diamondbacks end the Atlanta Braves season in the National League play-offs. The Diamondbacks won 4 out of 5 games
  Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves
October 21, 2001 The Atlanta Braves lose the National League Championship Series to the Arizona Razorbacks, 4 games to 1.
  Boston Braves, Milwaukee Braves, Atlanta Braves
October 21, 2007 Following a sold-out show in The Tabernacle in Atlanta, Kid Rock and his 6-man posse engaged in a fight with Harlen DeJon Akins at a Waffle House. Rock (Robert Ritchie) and 5 other men were arrested after leaving the scene in an RV. They were released Sunday afternoon after posting bond.
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